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Indianapolis Regional Conference
Trigeminal Neuralgia & Chronic Facial Pain Symposium
April 26, 2014
Sponsored by Indiana University Health Sciences Center

Scheduled speaker: Aaron Cohen-Gadol, MD,

Dr. Cohen-Gadol is an Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed residencies at the University of California, San Diego, and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, where he also obtained a Master’s Degree in Clinical Research. Dr. Cohen-Gadol practices neurosurgery at Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine in Indianapolis. His clinical interests include skull base/cerebrovascular surgery, epilepsy surgery, brain mapping/tumor surgery, and stereotactic/functional neurosurgery.

Indiana University Health


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